Burton's Legal ThesaurusBook - 2007
"The fifth edition of the classic, go-to reference for everyone in the profession of law . Updated with 1,000 essential new terms--from "Super PAC" to "same sex marriage"The first book of its kind when it was first published in 1980, Burton's has become a staple among lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and anyone else in law. Now, this fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool, a field where the precision and accuracy of language is vital.William C. Burton, Esq. is a partner in the international law firm of D'Amato & Lynch and a former NY State Assistant Attorney General and Assistant Special Prosecutor"--
BURTON'S IS GUILTY...OF BEING THE BEST LEGAL THESAURUS ON THE MARKET!
8,000 legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech - now fully updated and revised
"Prepared by lawyers, comprehensive, up-to-date, easy to use."
-American Bar Association Journal
After twenty-five years as the standard-bearer of legal terminology, Burton's Legal Thesaurus continues to be an essential reference tool. In law, precision and accuracy is vital. This fourth edition contains more entries than ever before, including cutting-edge terms unique to today's legal profession. This new edition is an indispensable reference source for:
- Partners, Associates, Attorneys and judges, who will appreciate the timeliness of the 1,000-plus new entries
- Law school students seeking to use a more specific word or recall a word forgotten
- Journalists and scholars looking for the right word to fit the thought
PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS
"A tool to strengthen the lawyer's vocabulary and improve the precision of legal writing."
-Maryland Bar Journal
"Given the popularity of plain language laws, the Legal Thesaurus could be just the book to own."
-United States Law Week
"The legal profession should find this volume valuable in using the exact word to convey the meaning intended."
-New York State Bar Journal
"It is through the use of such a tool as the Legal Thesaurus that one may find the precise term to fit the nuances of a particular situation."
-William O. Douglas Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-1975